JAMES Faulkner was man of the match while some big name Kiwis went missing in a one-sided World Cup final. See how every player rated.

    LED by an inspirational knock from captain Michael Clarke, Australia romped to victory over New Zealand in the World Cup final at the MCG.

    MITCHELL Starc capped an incredible World Cup after he was named Player of the Tournament in a series dominated by batsmen.

    FOR the Australian cricket team a long and trying season scarred by real-life tragedy would end with sporting triumph when they won the World Cup for the fifth time.

    STEVE Smith hit the winning runs after getting a massive stroke of luck courtesy of the Zing Bails, while Mitchell Starc gave Australia a dream start.

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    AFL Round 1 - Melbourne v Port Adelaide

    Mar 31, 2013

    Event:                   AFL Round 1   
    Teams:                  Melbourne v Port Adelaide
    Date:                     Sunday March 31, 2013
    Start time:              1.10pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 11.00am
    MCC members: 11.00am

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 7.30am
    Gate 5: 9.00am
    Gate 6: 10.00am
    Gate 7: 9.00am (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 23,000

    General admission seating (subject to change):

    Ponsford Stand
    M28-36
    Q29-36

    Olympic Stand
    M56-57
    Q49-57

    Great Southern Stand
    M2-13
    P1-9
    Q1-15

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Melbourne - M2 and M3 (Rows A to K)
    Port Adelaide - M33 (Rows A to S)

    Tickets: On sale now through Ticketek

    Prices: Advanced ticket sales prices - reserved seats

    National Sports Museum: Open from 11.00am-4.00pm

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